Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,525,775,814546
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,716,186,754564
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$21,000,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$24,903,36312
TOTAL$45,903,36313
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2011.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

21st Mortgage Corporation; ACCRA MFG; ACME BRICK; ALLOYWORKS; APPLIED UNDERWRITERS; BENJAMIN MOORE; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY; BNSF; BUFFALO NEWS; BUFFALO NEWS A DIVISION OF OBH; CALEDONIAN ALLOYS; CAMPBELL HAUSFELD / SCOTT FETZER; CANNON MUSKEGON; CENTRAL STATES OF OMAHA COS; CERRO FLOW PROD; CMH MFG; COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC; COMPLEMENTARY COATINGS; CPI ENGINEERING SVC; CTB; DALE MCLOUTH PCC STRUCTURALS; DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC; DURACELL; ECOWATER; EMPIRE DISTRIBUTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA; [...]

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$392,407,745169
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$48,760,54636
All other$132,969,082307

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $73,525 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $56,263 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $51,042 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $48,766 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,330 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $42,573 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $30,971 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $20,126 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $15,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $14,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $13,561 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $10,772 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $6,472 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Co. Colorado state 2014 $4,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $3,352 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,387 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,245 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company California state 2014 $10,948 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2014 $6,987,821 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2014 $12,985,478 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2014 $2,084,057 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2014 $111,562 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $410,236 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $3,061,715 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $2,727,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2013 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $740,000 tax credit/rebate
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2013 $7,130 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2013 $43,080 property tax abatement
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $400,000 training reimbursement
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $21,822 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $16,400 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $232,910 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $282,197 property tax abatement
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2013 $12,221 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2013 $1,440 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2013 undisclosed training reimbursement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $337,536 grant
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2013 $2,576,784 federal loan or loan guarantee
Richline Group, Inc. Massachusetts state 2013 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Wisconsin state 2013 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Oriental Trading Company, Inc. Nebraska state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2013 $15,958 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $304,267 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $26,789 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $12,372 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2013 $2,431 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2013 $143,854 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2013 $312,132 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2013 $377,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2013 $215,026 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2013 $40,359 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2013 $34,628 training reimbursement
Environment One Corporation New York state 2013 $76,721 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2013 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2013 $24,711,293 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2013 $16,165,979 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2013 $9,015,055 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2013 $174,019 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $444,072 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $521,311 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2012 $7,982 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
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